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GetDCPenColor function

The GetDCPenColor function retrieves the current pen color for the specified device context (DC).

Syntax


COLORREF GetDCPenColor(
  _In_  HDC hdc
);

Parameters

hdc [in]

A handle to the DC whose brush color is to be returned.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is a COLORREF value for the current DC pen color.

If the function fails, the return value is CLR_INVALID.

Remarks

For information on setting the pen color, see SetDCPenColor.

ICM: Color management is performed if ICM is enabled.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

WinGdi.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Gdi32.lib

DLL

Gdi32.dll

See also

Device Contexts Overview
Device Context Functions
COLORREF
SetDCPenColor

 

 

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